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Police appeal for witnesses to kidnap attempt
Tuesday 3rd January 2017 @ 18:46 by Nigel P.
Denton & Audenshaw

A kidnap attempt  that took place two weeks ago in Reddish has left police baffled as to the attacker’s motives.

The lone assailant pounced on his woman victim at  4.30 pm in the afternoon on Tuesday 20 December 2016, while she walking on Oswald Street,Reddish.

Oswald Street Reddish,where a man tried to kidnap a woman two weeks ago.

The 52-year-old woman  was approached from behind by a man, described as tall, white, and in his 30s,who grabbed her and tried to pull her away off the street.

The woman struggled and managed to break free and then run away from her attacker, fortunately, police say she wasn’t hurt, but she was left extremely distressed.

Now police are so concerned about the attack they are appealing for any witnesses to the incident to come forward, the man was also described as wearing a black puffa jacket with the hood pulled up.

Detective Constable Kat Moriarty of GMP’s Stockport Borough said: “This woman was approached and grabbed by a man whose motives remain unclear.
“This has left her understandably distressed and I would like to appeal to anyone who saw what happened or has any information to get in touch with police as a matter of urgency.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 0161 856 9625, 101 quoting incident number 538 21/12/16 or the independent charity, Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.